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60-day murder

60-day murder  n.— «In some neighborhoods, people refer to “misdemeanor murders,” or “60-day murders,” the length of time suspects can be held without charges.» —“In New Orleans, Dysfunction Fuels Cycle of Killing” by Adam...

misdemeanor murder

misdemeanor murder  n.— «In some neighborhoods, people refer to “misdemeanor murders,” or “60-day murders,” the length of time suspects can be held without charges.» —“In New Orleans, Dysfunction Fuels Cycle of Killing” by...

face cord

face cord  n.— «“Face cord”—generally half a cord but varies depending on the length of firewood pieces.» —“Firewood measurement can be a thicket” by Larry Muhammad Courier-Journal (Louisville...

headache beam

headache beam  n.— «Each set of steel posts holds up another length of steel that spans Weber Street. Warning signs announce the height restriction. If the signs are ignored, trucks that are too tall will hit the steel and, the idea goes...

vomit draft

vomit draft  n.— «In one of countless references to himself, he describes how he wrote a 714-page “vomit draft” of the book in the last three months of last year. Even at half that length in its final form, the book is a trifle...

Fat Albert

Fat Albert  n.— «When Boeing developed the 737 in the late 1960s, some pilots referred to it as Fluf, which stood for Fat Little Ugly Fella. The plane’s wingspan and fuselage length were almost the same, giving the 737 a stubby appearance...

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